A: Yes, it is possible. It is not necessarily easy and you might not be able to be the sole nutritional support for your baby, but it is possible. Creating a Family has many resources for breastfeeding a child born through a surrogate, including:
- Video: Breastfeeding Your Child Born to a Surrogate or Gestational Carrier (8 min.)
- Audio: Breastfeeding the Child Through Adoption or Surrogacy (1 hour. You can listen on your phone, tablet, iPod, or computer.)
- Audio: Breastfeeding Without Birthing (1 hour. You can listen on your phone, tablet, iPod, or computer.)
- “Ask Our Expert” breastfeeding FAQ page with expert, Lenore Goldfarb, Ph.D.